Here’s my yearly roundup of election law academic hires, promotions moves, visits, accolades.
Micah Altman joined MIT Libraries as Director of Research.
Chris Elmendorf decided to remain at UC Davis after getting a lateral offer from UC Hastings.
Jerry Goldfeder will be teaching Election Law and the Presidency at Fordham Law School in the Fall and Election Law at Univ. of Pennsylvania in Spring 2013.
Christian Grose (USC) was promoted to Associate Professor of Political Science (with tenure).
Justin Levitt (Loyola L.A.) will be visiting in the spring at Yale.
Mike Pitts (Indiana-Indianapolis) was awarded tenure and full professor by Indiana University (with unanimous votes from both the law faculty and campus committees).
Nick Stephanopoulos accepted an entry level offer from the University of Chicago Law School.
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy (Stetson) has been selected to be a member of the Board of Directors of the National Institute on Money in State Politics, which is responsible for www.followthemoney.org.
Jim Tucker will be teaching voting rights and election law beginning in the Fall as an adjunct at UNLV.